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Cooperative Education: Sadie Conway

Cooperative Education: Sadie Conway


Cooperative Education: Sadie Conway

Name: Sadie Conway

Hometown: Monroe, Wis.

Major: Education (K-9)

Year in school: Senior

Co-Op job: Caregiver at Respite Care

I participate in the Co-Op program because: Co-Op gives me experience and academic credit. It gives me an additional purpose to work while in school because I am earning credit toward my degree.

Campus involvement: Women’s basketball, tennis, band.

Post-graduation dream job: Elementary school principal.

Favorite LU faculty/staff member: Instructor of General Studies David Lynch.

Lakeland is good fit for me because: Lakeland is a small campus that feels like a family away from my family. Also, I can be involved in so many activities.

Lakeland University is the only Midwestern school that offers Cooperative Education across all majors by allowing participating students to gain on-the-job knowledge and academic credit for their work. LU students can earn up to 25% of the degree through work and post-work reflection.

Each year, we welcome more students who are interested in the benefits of Co-Op and the ability to connect with a lengthy list of corporate and organizational partners who support the program and our student’s learning.

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